Food52’s Amanda Hesser and Saveur’s Adam Sachs talk about the state of food media right now.
A Communist plot to influence a U.S. presidential election has long been the stuff of Hollywood fantasts and pulp-fiction writers, but there is evidence that Vladimir Putin’s regime is working clandestinely to help elect Donald Trump. Yet even in this strangest of political years, that shouldn’t necessarily surprise. What should shock and has the potential [...]Show More Summary
Submitted by Michael Shedlock via MishTalk.com, Washington Post writer Matt O’Brien proposes Getting Stuck Without a Job is Mostly a Matter of Bad Luck. That notion is ridiculous. While there may be instances of “bad luck”, in general,...Show More Summary
Writer/director Thomas Della Bella's THE REMAINS is a haunted house story we first heard about when Brooke Butler and Todd Lowe joined the cast back in September of 2014. The film is now set for a worldwide release on August 5th,...Show More Summary
Fresh out of the JUSTICE LEAGUE trailer's debut, James Wan's AQUAMAN brings back a former writer.
This secluded encampment on Northern California coast draws authors to the mountains for a creative escape.
In the early 1990s, Robert McKee had a revelation that would change the course of his career and influence the lives of tens of thousands of other writers. At the time, he’d written “Abraham,” a four-hour biblical miniseries, for TNT, and had sold several unproduced screenplays. “I looked at ‘Abraham’...
After the demonstration with Jones' tweets, Dillon was spammed with threats and insults, some of which she reposted to her timeline. That's when her suspension came.
Boom Studios announced the creative team for its upcoming roller derby comic Slam this past weekend at San Diego Comic-Con; the book comes from writer Pamela Ribon and artist Veronica Fish, and is expected in stores this November. Continue reading…
After spending some time as a secret agent, Dick Grayson is back in his black and blue tights in the new Nightwing series, returning to his old secret identity to take down the villainous Parliament of Owls from the inside. Writer Tim...Show More Summary
Anyone interested in the impact of technology on our work as scholars and writers should read Matthew Kirschenbaum’s Track Changes: A Literary History of Word Processing (2016), and check out some supplemental material here. The book is not only entertaining to read, but it intersects with so many of the key issues facing our engagement… Read More ?
Advice columns always suggest for budding writers to “write what you know.” That advice that may have been taken a little bit too literally for a 20 year career journalist
Comedian, actress, writer, producer, and all-around character Amy Poehler is best known for her work on Saturday Night Live and Parks and Recreation. But she’s got a lot more going on, both on and off screen. Get to know Poehler better with some facts about her life and work. Show More Summary
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Some of our more dedicated readers may remember me as that promising and talented new writer who disappeared after only a couple of months last fall. Or, alternatively, that moronic new writer who had no idea what he was talking about. Show More Summary
Authors look at their own work and think: Is that all there is?
At least once a week, I get asked the same question. The person asking doesn’t know me, but knows my social media feed, and inevitably wonders: “Do you party every night?” You see, I’m a writer. I cover events for publications like Forbes, Marie Claire and Refinery29. Having developed a social media following [...]
At the annual "Papa" Hemingway Look-Alike Contest, which entered its 36th year this year, a man named Dave Hemingway took the trophy for person who looks most like the deceased writer Ernest Hemingway. They share no relation. What a world!While many would suggest that one Hemingway is probably enough Hemingways, ... More »
Not so fast says the writer/director.
Some of Spider-Man: Homecoming’s undisclosed roles are finally disclosed. Idris Elba denies all those James Bond rumors. The Aquaman movie finds itself a writer (again). Plus, John Barrowman talks up a potential Torchwood return, and new looks at Outcast, Once Upon a Time, and more. To me, my Spoilers! Read more...